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Amex Platinum Changing How Uber Credits Are Used

About this time last year, some Uber users with the American Express Platinum card noticed that their $15 ($35 in December) monthly Uber credits weren’t being automatically applied. Instead, the credits were being added to their Uber Cash balance but not being applied automatically. American Express and Uber have now changed this setup to ensure that the monthly credit from the Platinum card is used first. This is a positive update for Uber users that…

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Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance

This page compares the travel insurance benefits provided automatically by various ultra-premium travel cards such as Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, Amex Platinum, and US Bank Altitude Reserve. For full details about each card’s coverage, please consult each card’s benefit’s guide: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefit Guide (see also: Sapphire Reserve Travel Insurance) Chase Ritz-Carlton Citi Prestige Benefits Guide Amex Platinum Benefit Directory (see also: American Express Adding & Removing Benefits From Select Cards Jan 1…

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Ultimate Rewards: How to book with points despite online limitations

This is a story of courage and bravery, love and loss, tragedy and excitement…  Just kidding.  It’s not any of those things…  But it is a story about seemingly unattainable goals and persistence in the face of repeated obstacles.  Will the hero in this story win out? Thanks to the 40K to Far Away Challenge the Frequent Miler team has been more motivated than ever to find great ways to eke out value from our…

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GetUpside: App To Save Money On Gas – 1,200 New Gas Stations Added In Georgia & Texas

GetUpside new gas stations

Update 9/20/19: Another 1,200+ gas stations have been added in Georgia, Texas and elsewhere around the country. Update 7/2/19: Another 1,000+ gas stations across the Midwest have been added to the app – see the end of the post for more details. ~ The GetUpside app has recently added more than 2,000 BP gas stations nationwide at which you can save on fuel. That means it’s now available in even more cities and states nationwide,…

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Phillips 66, 76 & Conoco Amex Offer: Spend $30 & Get $5 Back / 500 Membership Rewards (Limit 3)

Conoco gas station

There’s a new Amex Offer that’s offering $5 back or 500 Membership Rewards points when filling up with gas at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco gas stations. The Deal Spend $30 on gas at the pump at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco and get $5 back, or Spend $30 on gas at the pump at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco and get 500 Membership Rewards Key Terms Expires December 16, 2019. Limit 3. Offer valid…

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National One Two Free Preregistration emails being sent

Update: Registration for this is now live. Those who preregistered should have been automatically registered yesterday and the promo landing page is now live for those who were not preregistered — see the landing page here. H/T: Miles to Memories National Emerald Club, the loyalty scheme of National Rental Car, is sending out a targeted one-click email link to preregister for this fall’s One Two Free promotion. The email doesn’t say exactly when the new One Two…

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(EXPIRED) 10% back at Hertz, more increased rates at TopCashBack

TopCashBack is running increased cash back offers at a number of stores today, including 10% back at Hertz. The Deal TopCashBack is offering “double cash back” at a number of retailers today only, including 10% back at Hertz Direct link to this promotion Key Details Available August 12, 2019 only See individual stores for terms (for example, Hertz cash back is only valid on prepaid rates) Quick Thoughts While there are a handful of retailers with…

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(EXPIRED) BJ’s: Save Up To 20% On Select Gift Cards (Hotels.com, Southwest, Amtrak, Chipotle, Starbucks, Lowe’s & More)

BJ's sale

BJ’s Wholesale Club has launched a new sale today with a large number of gift card brands having discounts of up to 20%. With Southwest, Hotels.com, Amtrak, Lowe’s, Starbucks and more with good discounts, it might be worth ponying up the $10 for an online membership (or $25 if you’re ever planning on visiting in-store) to take advantage of this sale. The Deal Get discounts on the following gift card brands at BJ’s Wholesale Club:…

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(EXPIRED) Greyhound: Save 25% For Sep/Oct Travel With Promo Code GIFT25 (Book By 7/17/19)

Greyhound 25% Off Promo Code GIFT25

Even Greyhound wants to get in on the Prime Day festivities this week as they’re offering a 25% discount when using promo code GIFT25 for travel in most of September and October. You’ll need to book quickly though as this deal ends tomorrow (July 17). The Deal Save 25% when booking on Greyhound and using promo code GIFT25. Key Terms Book by July 17, 2019. Valid for travel between September 4 and October 28, 2019.…

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